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Thomas B.

Thomas Bark

472 reviews
Thomas Bark is a Partner at Jones Bay working with startups, but he can also handle legal matters for large companies. Previously, he has worked for two top international law firms for some 25 years - some of his experience includes working abroad.. His practice extends to corporate law and commercial contracts, with a particular emphasis in VC finance, M&A, lending, employment, joint ventures and technology issues. He attended The University of Virginia School of Law.
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Steven S.

Steven Stark

465 reviews
For over 30 years, Steven Stark has offered counsel to non-profit organizations and private companies. He has a passion for helping small businesses in particular since he himself started several businesses of his own in New York and Florida. He understands the importance of small businesses having a reliable attorney to advise them about legal matters from their inception.
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Scott S.

Scott Stram

278 reviews
As a member of both the New York and New Jersey Bars, Scott Stram is an accomplished lawyer with experience in a range of legal and business areas. This includes corporate law, data security, compliance, real estate, and intellectual property. Before founding Stram Law, Scott was a compliance officer for a company that performed property audits, a director of a security consulting practice, and an operations officer for Viacom and CBS.
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Richard G.

Richard Gora

200 reviews
Looking for an attorney with experience? Richard Gora is the exact attorney you want. Having defended over 100 cases both in state and federal courts and working with clients from around the globe, Richard has an array of different experiences. His services are wide-ranging and include business litigation, securities litigations, employment litigation, and business counsel. Prior to founding Gora LLC, he worked for Finn, Dixon & Herling LLP for eight years.
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Mario N.

Mario Naim

186 reviews
Mario's firm focuses on serving growth companies throughout the venture capital life cycle from startups to public companies. The firm provides services related to business law, specifically corporate, securities, business combinations and commercial transactions. He has also helped foreign clients in the acquisitions of businesses in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and South America.
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Neil G.

Neil Gandhi

184 reviews
Neil Ghandhi has 12 years of experience as a corporate attorney. He is licensed to practice law in both New York and New Jersey. Neil received his legal degree from the Fordham University School of Law. Neil is experienced in securities and finances, and often assists startup companies overcome legal obstacles. He has been the chief legal officer at ComicsVerse.com since December 2015, as well as the managing attorney at his own legal office since January 2014.
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Alejandro M.

Alejandro Maher

173 reviews
Alejandro Maher’s firm specializes in domestic and international corporate transactions, commercial litigation, and arbitration. He has represented individual investors, entrepreneurs, and emerging-growth companies in matters of public and private offerings of equity, M&A, and real estate financing. Currently, Alejandro has over 50 domestic and international clients.
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Eric L.

Eric Leander

85 reviews
Securities law, capital formation, and financial regulation are extremely tricky, yet delicate, areas of the law. It takes a knowledgeable attorney to navigate these issues. Eric Leander has years of experience in these areas, particularly because he has worked with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Corporate Finance.
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William F.

William Frenkel

72 reviews
William has over 28 years of experience as a corporate lawyer with leading New York law firms, in-house counsel for a U.S. multinational corporation, and as the founder of his own firm Frenkel Sukhmap LLP. For the last 10 years, he has focused on serving the legal needs of the alternative investment funds industry, particularly clients that are emerging and established businesses.
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Baruch G.

Baruch Gottesman

45 reviews
Baruch Gottesman is a corporate attorney with over a decade of experience. He is licensed to practice law in both New Jersey and New York. Baruch obtained his J.D. degree in law from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University. He is skilled in providing legal assistance to startup companies, with exceptional experience in drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. Baruch founded his own law firm in January 2010.
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Ted A.

Ted Amley

36 reviews
Ted is the Vice President & Assistant General Counsel for the Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. His work is guided by his core values of competence and honesty. After finishing at Yale Law School, Ted worked as an Associate for Thacher Proffitt & Wood LLP and later as an attorney for SNR Denton. He is committed to advocating effectively for his clients.
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Eric G.

Eric Goldman

23 reviews
For over 20 years, Eric has provided legal services to Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award-winning talent in addition to technology and internet entrepreneurs. His clients thrive in careers that transcend the employer-employee model of wealth creation. In order to help his clients better transition in an innovation economy, he has expanded his services to include mediation and coaching.
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Neil F.

Neil Fridman

19 reviews
I enjoy advising companies and identifying solutions to complex business and legal problems. My intimate knowledge of corporate/real estate law, investment banking, and pri... read more
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Sid C.

Sid Chary

10 reviews
Obtaining a BA degree in International Business and then continuing on to earn a JD degree from the St. Thomas University School of Law, Sid Chary moved up the ladder in working as a law clerk for several firms, serving as vice president for the US Physician Resources International, Inc. and then launching his own law firm. His practice focuses on giving commercial and immigration legal advice.
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William B.

William Barlow

9 reviews
Bill graduated Harvard Law School and spent three and a half years at a top 20 New York law firm specializing in mergers and acquisitions before beginning his own practice.... read more
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Albert R.

Albert Rizzo

2 reviews
With expertise in employment law, Albert Rizzo is able to act as a legal consultant for human resources departments in small and midsize companies. His other areas of practice include litigation for commercial business disputes, sexual harassment, fraud claims, and corporate dissolution. Mr. Rizzo also represents clients in Italy and clients from the U.S. conducting business in Italy.
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Ritesh C.

Ritesh Chatterjee

Ritesh Rex Chatterjee is the managing principal of Chatterjee Legal. Rex’s practice focuses on all aspects of corporate and commercial law, including corporate governanc... read more
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Joshua S.

Joshua Soloway

193 reviews
He has experience as an entrepreneur, investment banker, strategic adviser and corporate finance attorney. Joshua is currently a Managing Director of Soloway Group, PC Counselors at Law. His focus is on corporate finance, securities, capital raising and general corporate matters. His legal advice extends to private and public companies. He attended Boston University School of Law, where he earned a Juris Doctorate.
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Jonathan S.

Jonathan Savar

89 reviews
In addition to being a skilled business lawyer, Jonathan Savar is highly experienced in investment banking. He handles strategic transactions, financings, and contracts for individuals, startups, and middle-market companies. Mr. Savar offers every one of his clients individualized attention to provide efficient, cost-effective services.
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Ramsey T.

Ramsey Taylor

81 reviews
Ramsey Taylor is a business attorney with over 21 years’ experience. He has exceptional experience in dealing with international business law, but also assists local companies within the United States with their legal matters. Ramsey is licensed to practice law in New York and the District of Columbia. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the New York University. In March 2017, Ramsey founded his own legal firm, Taylor Legal, where he now acts as the owner and principal attorney.
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Kaiser W.

Kaiser Wahab

56 reviews
Complex corporate transactions in technology, media, and securities require a knowledgeable and experienced attorney. Kaiser Wahab brings those qualifications with him when he is counseling clients on corporate structuring, investor agreements, and equity incentive plans. Whether you are a Fortune 500 company or a start-up, Mr. Wahab has your complex business needs covered.
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Marina W.

Marina Warner

25 reviews
Marina Warner, the Attorney and Principal of The Warner Firm, provides legal services in the areas of trademark, copyright, business, employment and internet law. She works with both startups and freelancers. Previously, she provided legal insight to the global fashion industry while working for Brand Meets Creative. Marina attended The University of Virginia School of Law. She has also obtained her Master's degree in International Business Law from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.
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Adam  M.

Adam Michael

22 reviews
Adam Michael is a business lawyer with a fundamental focus on companies in the technology industry. He received his legal degree from the Boston University School of Law, and he is licensed to practice law in New York. Adam has represented Citibank, 25K Startups, NBC Universal and many other corporate clients. He has extensive experience in dealing with commercial contracts, as well as legal cases related to real estate law.
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Michael S.

Michael Sukhman

21 reviews
Michael has been practicing commercial and corporate law for over 20 years and operates his practice Frankel Sukhman LLP. He previously worked with two of the country’s leading firms and currently focuses on three areas: representing private investment funds and individual investors, helping start-ups and emerging companies raise capital, and counseling new and established businesses.
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Jon F.

Jon Fisse

20 reviews
Inventor of an ad tech patent for TransPrivacy™, Jon Fisse is a Certified Privacy Professional with more than 20 years’ experience in technology, media, and telecommunications. Prior to founding his own company, Mr. Fisse held several senior corporate development, business, and legal positions. He graduated with honors from Cornell University and continued his studies at Columbia Law School.
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Tim B.

Tim Bukher

18 reviews
Tim Bukher is an accomplished corporate and tech lawyer who is also a seasoned Brazilian Jiu-jitsu competitor. Tim's ability to navigate internet and intellectual property law has gotten him recognized by Thomas Reuters's SuperLawyer magazine as a Rising Star for 3 years in a row. Tim is also an avid tech law blogger and often writes about internet freedom and net neutrality.
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Andrea L.

Andrea Lee

18 reviews
Andrea Lee is an attorney at law with over seven years of experience. She primarily specializes in providing legal assistance to startup companies, entrepreneurs and small businesses. Andrea is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey. She obtained her legal degree from the New York Law School. Andrea is skilled in drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. She is currently a managing attorney at Lee Dantzler LLP.
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Patricia Y.

Patricia Yak

15 reviews
Patricia Yak specializes in security law and has over 30 years of experience in dealing with transactional, e-commerce and regulatory legal issues. She is licensed to practice law in New York and Connecticut. Patricia has represented CreditSuisse, Nomura Securities and the Royal Bank of Scotland. She is currently the deputy general counsel at Ahmherst Pierpont Securities. Patricia also gained experience while she was the director at Credit Suisse between 2002 and 2009.
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Gary R.

Gary Ross

14 reviews
Gary J. Ross founded Jackson Ross PLLC, a firm of five lawyers, in 2013. A business law attorney, Gary’s background is in legal and compliance with a focus on investors, startups, and VC private equity funds. Though he feels confident that he can resolve your legal matters because of his wealth of experience, he also has an established network of attorneys he can reach out to.
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Meredith S.

Meredith Simpson

13 reviews
Meredith Simpson is a corporate law attorney with more than 23 years of experience. She primarily assists companies in the technology, entertainment, digital media and advertising industries. Meredith has represented Prehype, Taboola, Comedy Central and many other corporate bodies. She has extensive experience in trademark law and commercial contracts, and works with businesses of any size. Meredith has been the principal of her own legal firm since June 2010.
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Krishana P.

Krishana Pleasant

10 reviews
Krishana Pleasant is a real estate attorney with exceptional experience in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. She obtained her legal degree from the Chicago – Kent College of Law and had been providing legal services to corporate clients for the past 13 years. Krishana is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and New York. Since August 2012 to April 2017, Krishana was an associate at Blank Rome LLP.
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Angelique T.

Angelique Thomas

9 reviews
Angelique B. Thomas is an intellectual property law attorney that has been practicing law for the past seven years. She has extensive experience in commercial real estate law and commercial contracts. Angelique is licensed to practice law in four states, including Florida, Georgia, the District of Columbia and New York. She has a J.D. in law, which she obtained from the University Of Georgia School Of Law.
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Laura N.

Laura Neish

7 reviews
Laura Neish specializes in advising small- and medium-sized enterprises on contract and employment matters such as disputes between companies and their high-level executives. She also represents corporations and non-profits under investigation, in litigation, and in regulatory matters. Formerly a Partner at Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, Laura opened her practice on Wall Street in 2014.
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Steven F.

Steven Fairchild

6 reviews
Sometimes a business just needs the occasional helping hand with various legal issues. Steven Fairchild does freelance legal work in the New York area and brings ten years of legal experience to every request. He can help your business with contract review, intellectual property issues, corporate law, and even litigation if necessary. Mr. Fairchild can help foster your business's growth.
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Alexander  S.

Alexander Sakin

4 reviews
Alexander Sakin has nine years of experience as a business attorney. He primarily focuses on employment law and commercial contracts, as well as legal research and writing. Alexander is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey. He has a Juris Doctor degree in law, which he obtained from the University of Michigan Law School. Alexander founded his own law office in April 2017, where he now acts as the founder and fundamental partner.
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Justin L.

Justin Lynch

3 reviews
Justin Lynch is a business attorney that has been practicing law in New York for the past 11 years. He specializes in commercial contracts, intellectual property law, as well as in all other areas related to corporate law. Justin attended the Columbia University School of Law, where he received his J.D. after graduating. He has been an attorney at Colby Law Office since October 2010. Prior to this position, Justin was the principal of his own law office.
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Danny J.

Danny Jiminian

3 reviews
Danny Jiminian is a business law attorney with over three years’ experience. He primarily focuses on copyright and trademark law, with a special interest in dealing with companies in the entertainment and sports industry. Danny also works with nonprofits and has extensive experience in all legal areas related to general business operations. He is licensed to practice law in New York. Danny obtained his legal degree from the New York Law School. He has been managing his own law firm since 2014.
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Ben L.

Ben Lambert

3 reviews
Ben Lambert, the now licensed New York attorney, has had ample experience in the business and legal world. He has even worked for QMUL in London. Lambert deals with business matters exceptionally well. He has studied at many different universities - some include Universidad de Buenos Aires, University College London, University of London and Pace University School of Law. He also volunteers as an attorney for the Pro Bono Partnership.
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Jason G.

Jason Gershenson

2 reviews
Jason Gershenson specializes in business formation and related legal matters. He serves clients in the greater New York City area. Jason is an associate attorney at White Summers Caffee & James LLP. He also gained experience while working as an attorney at Gershenson Law between 2013 and 2015. Jason is a member of the Oregon State Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association. He has a Juris Doctor in law, which he obtained from the Willamette University College of Law in 2011.
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Kelly T.

Kelly Toledano

2 reviews
Mr. Toledano was admitted to the New York and New Jersey State Bars since 2013. He graduated from Emory University School of Law and also has a bachelor's degree from U.C. ... read more
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James B.

James Burrell Ii

2 reviews
James Burrell is a seasoned and stand out business lawyer that focuses on business startups and helping new entrepreneurs lay down the foundation for a solid business. Mr. Burrell is a member of the Bar of the State of New York and before practicing law, he dabbled in the financial industry, which helps him guide his entrepreneur clients.
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Mark Y.

Mark Yosowitz

2 reviews
Mark Yosowitz specializes in assisting startups with their legal matters. He is also experienced in corporate law and in dealing with employment issues. Mark has over 21 years of experience and is licensed to practice law in New York. He received his degree in law from the Brooklyn Law School. Mark is currently the president of Mentored.com. He also teaches at the Brooklyn Law School as an adjunct professor.
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David S.

David Slater

2 reviews
David Slater primarily specializes in growing business and has extensive experience in legal matters that startups and evolving businesses face. He has an M.B.A. and a J.D., which he obtained after graduating from the Emory University School of Law. David has 28 years of experience. He is a general counsel of the Institute for Personal Leadership and at Hayden 5 Media. David is also the managing attorney at the Law Office of David Slater.
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Jason S.

Jason Sherman

2 reviews
Jason Sherman is a corporate attorney with a focus on providing startups and entrepreneurs with legal assistance that will help them overcome the many obstacles that law may place on their path. He has been licensed to practice law in New York for the past three years. Jason received his legal degree from Harvard Law School. He has been an assistant general counsel at ZX Ventures, An Abinbev Company, since February 2016.
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Robin S.

Robin Sosnow

2 reviews
Robin Sosnow is a corporate attorney and has been licensed to practice law in New York for the past three years. She primarily focuses on legal cases related to securities and finances, as well as real estate law. Robin often works with startup companies and entrepreneurs. She obtained her legal degree from the Suffolk University Law School. Robin has been the principal attorney at her own law office since April 2014.
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David H.

David Hamilton

2 reviews
David Hamilton is a business and technology lawyer that has been practicing law for over one decade. He is licensed to practice law in New York and received a degree in law after he graduated from the Duke University School of Law. Some of David’s most recent clients included Toyota, Wells Fargo and the Bank of America. David primarily specializes in debt and bankruptcy. Since October 2010, David has been serving as a senior associate at Zeichner Ellman & Krause, LLP.
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Michael D.

Michael Dichiara

2 reviews
Michael is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Boston College Law School. An experienced litigator and counselor focusing on all aspects of employment law, Micha... read more
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Christopher L.

Christopher Lyon

2 reviews
Chris is a New York City attorney with a practice focused on litigation matters involving professional liability and employment practices liability. Chris is well-versed in... read more
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Zachary S.

Zachary Shapiro

2 reviews
Experienced Deputy General Counsel with a demonstrated history of working with senior leadership on a variety of strategies to reduce overall liability and solve issues. Sk... read more
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Michael H.

Michael Haratz

Michale Haratz has 30 years of experience in corporate law. He is experienced in providing business litigation, contract drafting, contract reviewing, business formation, mergers and acquisition services to corporate clients. Michael is a member of the District Ethics Committee and the New Jersey Bar Association. He has won several awards and has a Doctor of Law, which he obtained from the Cornell Law School. Michael started operating his own law office one year ago.
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Wendy A. H.

Wendy A. Harris

Before Wendy founded her practice Wendy Harris Law, PLLC, she has represented Fortune 500 companies and professionals in high profile litigations and investigations. Her firm provides services regarding small business, family law, civil litigation, and white collar defense for individuals with cost-effective solutions. She also has an active pro bono service that won an award.
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Patrick M.

Patrick Murdoch

30 reviews
Patrick Murdoch has extensive experience with former clients in Spain, Malaysia, and Germany. With an office in Montreal, Green Desk space in Brooklyn, and various vacations in Mexico, Patrick Murdoch is well suited to work with international clients. Leaving “big law” (Shearman & Sterling) behind in 2011, his boutique firm specializes in transactions for private equity firms and tech start-ups. In 2015, Bloomberg News profiled Patrick as one of the “new virtual lawyers.”
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Matthew M.

Matthew Murphy

6 reviews
A partner at Murphy Bova, LLP, Matthew Murphy has successfully represented a diverse clientele in multimillion dollar transactions and has been able to negotiate and secure alliances with industry leaders across a range of sectors. Mr. Murphy grew his legal career with a background in sales and senior-level business development with online properties, including About.com and Shopping.com.
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Spencer W.

Spencer Wolff

6 reviews
A graduate of Yale, Spencer Wolff has experience in corporate and business law specifically around helping new businesses and startups with legal issues. Additionally, he has experience in media and art law, corporate structuring, and commercial contracts. Spencer is also a well-traveled, worldly individual from studying and teaching in Paris. He also has the ability to speak four different languages.
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Jessica H.

Jessica Hoffman

5 reviews
The entrepreneurial spirit of startups and small businesses resonates with Jessica Hoffman. She is an entrepreneurial lawyer with a “why not” philosophy. Jessica’s practice focuses on all aspects of early stage companies from structuring and formation to financing and founder vesting. Jessica has a soft spot for Benefit Corporations and is Lead Counsel to a virtual accelerator.
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Karen B.

Karen Bhatia

5 reviews
Karen is an experienced corporate attorney and litigator with a passion for social entrepreneurship. She has worked on numerous deals for her diverse clientele from global telecom companies to non-profits. She is always looking for the next business opportunity that has a social impact and looking to leverage technology to positively affect law, education, politics, and economic development.
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Cliff S.

Cliff Schneider

4 reviews
Cliff Schneider is a business attorney with extensive experience in internet and e-commerce law. He also assists companies and entrepreneurs in cases related to real estate law and corporate law. Cliff is licensed to provide legal services in New Jersey and in New York. He has more than 14 years’ experience. Cliff has been operating as a managing partner at Cohen Schneider & O’Neill LLP for the past decade. Prior to this position, he was an associate general counsel at an educational company.
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John B.

John Buckman

3 reviews
John Buckham has been a corporate attorney for over 21 years. He primarily focuses on legal matters related to technology law, intellectual property law, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial contracts. John is licensed to provide legal services in New Jersey. He has represented Verizon Wireless, John Allan Company, EZUniverse and numerous Fortune 500 companies. John founded his own legal office July 2004, where he now acts as the sole corporate counselor.
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Avrum A.

Avrum Aaron

3 reviews
Avrum Aaron, Esq. provides legal counsel for small businesses and entrepreneurs looking to take their business to the next level while keeping legal costs down. His nuanced... read more
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Eric N. C.

Eric N. Cohen

3 reviews
Every business needs an attorney that "gets them." Eric N. Cohen and his firm take the time to understand what your business is all about, including goals and aspirations. Mr. Cohen and his team represent entrepreneurs, startups, and small to mid-size companies. Their services are on par with more expensive New York firms, but they can provide a significantly more personalized and tailored experience.
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Nupur S.

Nupur Shah

3 reviews
Before starting her own law practice, Nupur Shah worked as an Attorney for the Feldman Law Group. She has experience working with startups and established businesses in many industries - including the fashion, jewelry, consumer goods, restaurant, interior design, graphic design and coaching industries. Nupur's education is extensive - she studied Law with three separate Universities. She now has her Master of Laws in Business Law, as well as her LLM in Banking, Corporate and Finance Law.
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Michael J.

Michael Jacobson

3 reviews
Michael Jacobson loves working with small businesses and entrepreneurs. They, like him, have a fire and passion for their work that makes them a pleasure to work with. Mr. Jacobson can provide up and coming businesses with strategic options to meet their legal needs in the areas of operations, formation, employment, contracts, securities, mergers, and tax planning.
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Stephanie C.

Stephanie Cooper

2 reviews
Stephanie Cooper has been a corporate attorney for more than 30 years. She is based in New York, but is also licensed to practice law in Connecticut. Stephanie has exceptional experience in copyright and trademark laws, but can provide corporate clients with assistance for any legal matters. She received her J.D. degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Since January 2001, Stephanie has been operating as the principal of Cooper & Associates.
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Talik W.

Talik Watson

2 reviews
Talik Watson is a business attorney and has been practicing law in New York for the past 10 years. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from the Howard University School Of Law and received a Master of Science from the Columbia University. Talik primarily focuses on providing legal assistance to startup and growing businesses. He has experience with all business-related legal matters, with a focus on commercial contracts. Talik started his own legal firm in 2016.
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Richard S.

Richard Shum

2 reviews
Richard Shum is a litigation attorney with almost a decade of experience. He has exceptional experience in real estate law and often works with entrepreneurs, as well as startup businesses. He can also assist clients with legal research and writing. Richard is licensed to practice law in New York and received his degree in law from the Suffolk University Law School. Richard is currently the owner and principal attorney at his own law firm.
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Gregory S.

Gregory Skiff

2 reviews
Gregory Skiff is a litigation attorney with a particular focus on labor and employment law. He has over five years of experience and is licensed to practice law in New Jersey, as well as in New York. Gregory obtained his degree in law from the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center. He has been a counselor at Cermele & Wood LLP since April 2016. Prior to this position, Gregory served as an associate at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP.
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Charles B.

Charles Borrero

2 reviews
Charles Borrero is a corporate attorney with more than a decade’s experience. Charles has represented numerous high-stake corporate clients, including the Bank of America Merrill Lynch and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He is licensed to practice law in several states, including California, Maryland, the District of Columbia and New York. Since November 2011, Charles has been running his own law firm, where he acts as the managing attorney.
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Avi C.

Avi Cohen

2 reviews
Throughout his career, Avi has handled many six or seven figure cases that have resulted in a successful resolution or verdict leading to a high attorney rating on Avvo.com. He is licensed to practice in all state courts within the State of New York, as well as the Southern and Eastern Federal District Courts of New York. Outside of work Avi enjoys spending time with his family.
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Lior O.

Lior Ostashinsky

2 reviews
Lior Ostashinsky is a startup attorney with over seven years of experience. He is licensed to practice law in New York. Lior has a Juris Doctor in law, which he obtained from the Duke University School of Law. He also holds a B.A. in Business Administration. Lior specializes in startup companies, with exceptional experience in securities and finances, as well as mergers and acquisitions. Since March 2013, Lior has been operating his own law office.
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Erica G.

Erica Gilerman, Esq.

2 reviews
Erica graduated from Pace University School of Law and also has a bachelor's degree in accounting from Pace University. Her practice areas include employment law, business ... read more
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Allen R.

Allen Rothman

2 reviews
Allen Rothman has 35 years of experience as a corporate attorney. He is licensed to practice law in New York and obtained his legal degree after his graduation from Harvard Law School. Allen is skilled in providing legal assistance to startup companies and small businesses, with exceptional experience in mergers and acquisitions. Since February 2013, Allen has been serving as a counselor at Eilenberg & Krause.
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Fabio S.

Fabio Silva

2 reviews
Fabio Silva is a business lawyer that has represented many high-stakes clients; including Burberry, Giorgio Armani and Tory Burch. Fabio specializes in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. He is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and California, and has 18 years of experience. Fabio received his Juris Doctor degree in law after he graduated from Stanford Law School. In January 2016, Fabio started his own law firm, FRSilva Law.
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Jonathan M.

Jonathan Maisel

2 reviews
The focus of Jonathan Maisel’s practice is Entertainment, Intellectual Property, and Business Law. He advises recording artists, producers, managers, filmmakers, writers, and designers. Formerly with Fuse TV, Comcast, and The Orchard, Jonathan’s media/broadcasting experience includes synchronization licensing, CD sales royalties, and concert/sports event promotional deals.
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Michael B.

Michael Buck

2 reviews
Michael Buck is a corporate attorney with over 21 years of experience. He has been licensed to practice law in New York and received his legal degree from the Brooklyn Law School. Michael has represented numerous corporate clients, including the Cholula Food, CAS Medical Systems and Proximo Spirits. He specializes in mergers and acquisitions, and is also experienced in dealing with commercial contracts. Michael has been the principal of his own legal firm since 2011.
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Alexander K.

Alexander Korn

2 reviews
Alexander Korn is a corporate attorney who has been practicing law for over a decade. He is licensed to practice law in both Pennsylvania and New York. Alexander has a J.D. in law, which he obtained after he graduated from the University of Michigan Law School. Some of Alexander’s corporate clients include Motorola, Costco Wholesale and JPMorgan. Between November 2014 and August 2017, Alexander served as the vice president at Morgan Stanley.
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Andrew D. E.

Andrew D. Ellis

2 reviews
Andrew D. Ellis is an attorney at law with more than two decades of experience. He is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and graduated with a Juris Doctorate in law from the Columbia University School of Law. Andrew specializes in real estate law primarily, but can assist corporate clients with other business-related legal issues. Since September 2014, Andrew has been serving as a counselor at Olenderfeldman LLP.
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Cheryl M.

Cheryl Mitchell

2 reviews
Cheryl Mitchell is an attorney at law with more than two decades of experience. She is licensed to practice law in New York and obtained her J.D. degree in law from the Columbia University School of Law. Cheryl primarily specializes in labor and employment law. She is also skilled in dealing with legal matters that involve immigration law. Cheryl founded her own legal firm, the Mitchell Legal Group PLLC, in April 2015.
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John D.

John Dantzler-Wolfe

2 reviews
John Dantzler-Wolfe is an attorney at law with almost a decade worth of experience. He has been licensed to practice law in New York. John holds a J.D. degree in law, which he obtained after graduating from the Northwestern University School of Law. John specializes in legal cases that involve mergers and acquisitions, and is also experienced in dealing with commercial contracts. He currently serves as a partner attorney at Lee Dantzler LLP.
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Sina C.

Sina Chehrazi

2 reviews
I love working with startups, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and creatives. I studied at Georgetown University and Georgetown Law. I have worked at top firms and sta... read more
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Dmitry L.

Dmitry Lapin

2 reviews
A trust and estates attorney, Dmitry Lapin creates customized real estate plans, wills, and trusts for people of all ages, professions, and income levels. He founded Lapin Law Firm to exceed his clients’ expectations by executing real estate plans that take both the certainties and uncertainties of life into consideration. Mr. Lapin graduated with honors from New York Law School.
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Jonathan H.

Jonathan Hood

2 reviews
Jonathan Hood is both an entrepreneur and a business attorney. He has over six years of experience in the legal field and is licensed to practice law in New York. Jonathan has a Juris Doctorate degree in law, which he obtained from the Pace University School of Law. He specializes in reviewing, negotiating and drafting commercial contracts. Jonathan started serving corporate clients from his private law offices in March 2014.
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Julian C.

Julian Cordero

2 reviews
Julian Cordero is a licensed New York attorney specializing in business law especially contracts and transactional law, entertainment law, and intellectual property. He has his own law firm, Cordero Law, in New York City. Previously, he worked at top firms including Goldman Sachs and CBS. Julian is also a music producer and has produced records for Grammy Award-winning artists. He holds a J.D. from New York Law School.
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Jim Slattery

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Jim Slattery is a business lawyer who primarily focuses on serving corporate clients in the media industry. He is licensed to practice law in New York and holds a Juris Doctorate degree in law, which he obtained from the Notre Dame Law School. Jim specializes in trademark and copyright law. He is also skilled in reviewing, negotiating and drafting commercial contracts. Jim served as the vice president of business and legal affairs at NBC University between 1999 and 2016.
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Jason P.

Jason Perez

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Jason Perez is a corporate attorney who specializes in a variety of legal practice areas. He has recently been licensed to practice law in New Jersey. Jason obtained his legal degree from the Rutgers University School of Law – Newark. The primary legal practice areas Jason specializes in include litigation, transactions and privacy-related matters, as well as intellectual property law. He has been serving as an associate at Spiro Harrison since November 2017.
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Andre G.

Andre Gray

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Andre Gray is a business and real estate attorney with over eight years of experience. He has been licensed to practice law in New York and obtained his degree in law from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. In addition to specializing in real estate law, Andre is also experienced in drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. He has been serving as a corporate counselor at the Bank of New York Mellon since November 2017.
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Alana M.

Alana Martell

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Alana Martell is a corporate attorney with one and a half decade's worth of experience. She is licensed to practice law in New York. Alana has a Juris doctorate in law, which she obtained from the Georgetown University Law Center. Alana is experienced in dealing with cases that involve mergers and acquisitions. She is also skilled in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts. Between November 2016 and January 2018, Alana served as a general counsel at C2 Energy Capital.
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Kwame Leslie Dougan

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Kwame Leslie Dougan is a corporate attorney who has been serving corporate clients for the past six years. He is licensed to practice law in New York and obtained his degree in law from the Columbia University School of Law. Kwame specializes in securities and finances. He often represents start-up companies and entrepreneurs. Kwame is also experienced in dealing with commercial contracts. He has been serving as a partner at Scotch and Palm Law Group since May 2015.
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Antonio Miguel Ocasio

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Currently, Antonio Ocasio is the Founder and Managing Partner of Aragon Partners LLP - a Corporate Law firm working with international clients and handling matters in real estate, intellectual property, tax and estate planning. He has practiced Law since the year 1995 and has gained much experience in legal advising. In the past he served as Counsel to Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. He is currently enrolled in a program with the Columbia University School of Law.
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Jeffrey L. W.

Jeffrey L. Wilson

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Strategic and forward-thinking C-suite professional with 10+ years navigating innovation and success in corporate and legal management, business development, collaborative ... read more
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Galiah H.

Galiah Harel

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Galiah is a NY Attorney who specializes in business law, contracts, and collections at an affordable fee. Galiah frequently works with businesses, resolving issues and ... read more
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Nicole S.

Nicole Sotto

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Founder and solo attorney at Sotto Wirtz Law, Nicole Sotto Wirtz is a freelance entertainment attorney providing assistance on a project-by-project basis to small and medium firms in the entertainment, music, fashion, film, television and new media industries. While she’s licensed to practice in New York and New Jersey, she assists firm and attorney’s across the nation.
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Andrew F.

Andrew Fulop

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Based in Manhattan, Andrew Fulop and his law offices are dedicated to the e-commerce industry. His goal is to make sure that businesses are fully compliant with Federal Trade Commission regulations. He is a member of both the New York and New Jersey State Bars. Additionally, he has over 6 years of first-hand experience as a marketer, so he knows what it takes to advertise legally and maintain compliance with the law.
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Steve P.

Steve Pipenger

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Steve Pipenger boasts not only 10 years of legal experience, but also business experience from his time working with Fortune 500 and start-ups. He focuses on business formation, business disputes, and matters in employment law. His experiences have taught him the most cost-effective way to handle legal cases is to stay out of court. Therefore, he likes to focus on achieving results through motions to dismiss and summary judgment.
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Joseph Z.

Joseph Zoccali

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Joseph Zoccali is a New York-based attorney who specializes in advising companies, especially startups, on legal matters in the media, software, technology, real estate, and entertainment industries. Joseph holds a J.D. from New York Law School, as well as a B.A. in economics from Brandeis University.
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Mahir N.

Mahir Nisar

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While in law school, Mahir Nisar focused primarily on civil and commercial litigation. Since then he has worked for a law firm in Queens and later founded his own firm Waldhauser & Nisar LLP. He approaches practicing law with a unique perspective as a former tennis player, who is driven by a spirit of competitiveness that compels him to win his cases. He prides himself on being able to anticipate his opponent’s strategy.
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Ryan M.

Ryan Morrison

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While Ryan Morrison knows how to speak the language of his clients: video games, he believes his clients shouldn’t have to know how to speak legalese. Specializing in intellectual property, contract, and privacy law Ryan also knows the back-end of game design. In his perfect world, game and app developers would feel less intimidated by lawyers. Ryan also keeps an active blog just in case you ever wondered “Can I Sue Superman?”
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Eric S.

Eric Sarver

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Since the year 2001, Eric has been an Employment Law Attorney and Business Law Attorney in the Law Offices of Eric M. Sarver. At the same time, he is the CEO or President of Per Diem Works, inc. His focus areas are labor and employment law, business law, contracts and appeals. In July 2013, Sarver was awarded as a NIC-certified Group Facilitator for paroled individuals. Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University is where he attained his Doctorate of Law.
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Paul R. M.

Paul R. Mcmenamin

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At present, Paul McMenamin is the Senior Partner of McMenamin Law Group. He has gained legal experience working for big companies such as Juno Ventures, BG Media Investors L.P and Warshaw Burstein, LLP. For over 20 years, Paul has been a partner in major law firms around New York. He handles corporate matters, security fraud, RICO and property litigation. He received his doctorate of law from Notre Dame Law School in 1985. He has been a member of the NY Bar Association since 1991.
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Anthony Z.

Anthony Zurica

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Anthony Zurica has 10 years’ experience as a business attorney. He primarily focuses on assisting startup companies with their legal matters, but also has extensive experience in other corporate legal practice areas. Anthony is licensed to practice law in New York and obtained a degree in law from the New York Law School. In 2007, Anthony formed his own legal firm, Zurica Law, where he serves clients in numerous industries.
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Richard G.

Richard Greenberg

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Richard Greenberg is an attorney at law with five years of experience in the legal field. He is licensed to practice law in New York and the state of Florida. Richard primarily specializes in commercial contracts, but also has experience in trademark and copyright law. He is also able to provide legal assistance with other business-related obstacles. Richard obtained his legal degree from Florida Coastal School of Law. He has been an in-house counselor at Inter Parfums since 2013.
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Vadim D.

Vadim Daynovsky

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Vadim Daynovsky primarily focuses on assisting small business and entrepreneurs with their legal requirements. He is also an experienced businessman. He has worked as an attorney at some of the largest law firms in the United States and have dealt with multi-billion dollar legal cases. Vadim has 14 years’ experience as an attorney and has a license to practice law in New York. He has been the president of Green, Essex Solar since 2010, where he also acts as a general counsel.
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Jessica P.

Jessica Pearce

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Jessica is a member of the Pearce Law Firm, a small firm in New York City focused on providing individuals and businesses with high-caliber advice and representation. She has experience supporting individuals, startups, small businesses, and Fortune 500 companies in a variety of different matters. Jessica is fluent in French, loves the NY Mets, and playing with her dog.
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Haig P.

Haig Panossian

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An independent consultant in regulatory policy and governmental relations, Haig Panossian has a diverse set of clients in the private and public sector. After receiving his JD from Boston College Law School, Mr. Panossian continued his studies and received a master’s in public policy, business, and government policy from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.
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Joshua B.

Joshua Brinen

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Joshua Brinen is the owner of his Law Firm, Brinen & Associates, LLC and has 17 years of experience practicing law. For the past nine years, he has been focusing on legal matters regarding corporate endeavors, securities, taxation, and estate issues. His experience extends to two years of General Counsel with a technology company. He obtained his LLM in Taxation from the New York University School of Law.
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Joseph S.

Joseph Schick

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Joseph Schick has had experience in advising both corporations and individuals. His range of experience is impressive - handling cases involving disputes of less than $10,000 to more than $100 million. In many situations, Joseph has successfully avoided litigation and achieved a prompt resolution for his clients. For 10 years, he worked as an Attorney for Heller, Horowitz & Feit, P.C. In 1997, Joseph Schick graduated with his J.D. from Columbia Law School.
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Arina S.

Arina Shulga

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Arina Shulga is an attorney at law that specializes in business-related legal practice areas. She has exceptional experience in dealing with startup companies. Arina has been providing legal services to corporate clients in New York for the past 14 years. She received her legal degree from the University Of Pennsylvania Law School. In 2010, Arina founded her own law office, Shulga Law Firm. Prior to this movement, she was an associate at Clearly Gottlieb for over seven years.
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Michael Z.

Michael Zussman

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Michael counsels tech companies, emerging businesses, entrepreneurs, artists and musicians as they grow their businesses. He ensures that companies are protected from inception and works on privacy compliance and issues relating to user-generated content. From 2013 to 2015, he was selected to be on the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list. Outside of work, Michael is a long-distance runner.
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Evgeny K.

Evgeny Krasnov

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Evgeny Krasnov is a licensed attorney in New York. He graduated with honors from Hofstra University School of Law in Long Island, New York. He was an Associate Editor of the Hofstra Law Review. He is an expert in International Law, Contract Law, Trademark Prosecution, Immigration Law, Appellate Litigation and Human Rights Law. He is currently working as a Counsel in Buzko and Partners.
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Scott M. T.

Scott M. Thomas

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Scott M. Thomas is principal at Thomas Law Firm PLLC in NYC where he specializes in startup law. He has expertise in trademark law, corporate and small business law, and issues of intellectual property. Scott is licensed to practice in New York and the US Patent and Trademark Office. He holds a J.D. from the University of Missouri School of Law as well as an M.B.A. from Webster University School of Business & Technology.
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Naveen T.

Naveen Thomas

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After studying law at Columbia University and Sciences Po Paris, Naveen began his legal career at Shearman & Sterling in New York, where he represented multinational co... read more
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Mark M.

Mark Moran

2 reviews
I enable entrepreneurs to flourish by providing cost-effective, pragmatic legal advice and guidance on contracts, corporate structure, governance, business strategy, capita... read more
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James F.

James Finn

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James Finn is an attorney at law with 10 years of experience. He is licensed to practice law in New York and obtained his Juris Doctorate degree in law from the University of North Carolina School of Law. James has represented Honeywell, Discovery Communication, ExxonMobil and many other corporate clients. He is experienced in mergers and acquisitions, and often represents startup companies. James is a managing partner of The Finn Law Group.
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Andrew S.

Andrew Sachs

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An experienced entrepreneur who understands what it’s like to face outrageous attorney’s fees, Andrew Sachs has dedicated his legal career to finding realistic solutions for his clients. Owner of Sachs Law in lower Manhattan, Sachs represents small businesses on general counsel, start-up, and transactions matters, while his personal law areas center on estate planning, probate and real estate.
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Dan E.

Dan Elias

2 reviews
Over the past 30+ years, I completed dozens of M&A engagements involving the acquisition and/or divestiture of investor owned utilities and mid-market manufacturing, op... read more
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Mani A.

Mani Ahmadi

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Mr. Ahmadi is a corporate transaction specialist with more than thirteen years of experience advising private equity funds, multinational corporations, and start-ups. He sp... read more
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Jonathan R.

Jonathan Rebell

2 reviews
My practice is focused on the media and entertainment industry, with expertise in Content Distribution, Content Licensing, Software Licensing, Software as a Service (SaaS),... read more
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Petra D.

Petra Davenport

2 reviews
Offices in NYC and Windham, NY advising brokers, investment advisers, investment fund managers and investors on complex structuring, regulatory and compliance issues pertai... read more
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Christine H.

Christine Hogan

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Christine serves as transactional attorney for businesses of all sizes, managing business and commercial real estate matters on behalf of her clients. In addition, she hand... read more
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Robb M.

Robb Miller

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Robb’s present practice is primarily a mixture of US securities and venture law, and transactions at the forefront of the blockchain and 'STO' space. He advises clients on ... read more
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Mark S.

Mark Stoutenburg

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Mark represents businesses and individuals in a variety of legal matters and disputes. He has worked with individuals, small businesses and large corporations to achieve th... read more
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Ngoc N.

Ngoc Nguyen

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Attorney Ngoc Nguyen has a special focus and desire to work with non-profit companies, entrepreneurs, and social enterprises. She has over four years of experience in business law and over 10 years of experience in the for-profit, non-profit, finance, and legal sectors. She helps her clients when it comes to compliance issues, contracts, completing legal research, and reporting. Attorney Nguyen is licensed to practice law in both California and New York.
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Ulysses L.

Ulysses Lee

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A skilled leader with experience in all phases of corporate practice, governance, compliance, litigation and regulatory affairs. I served as the privacy officer for a fo... read more
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Nicholas L.

Nicholas Loaknauth

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Nicholas Loaknauth is an attorney with a focus in intellectual property and civil litigation. He is a patent attorney admitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Off... read more
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Tristan S.

Tristan Snell

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I am an entrepreneur and attorney, empowering creators and innovators. In my 15 years of legal practice, I've been fortunate to work on some of the best teams in the - Tr... read more
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Adam E.

Adam Engel

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Adam Engel is the Founder and Attorney of the A.E. Engel & Associates Law Practice. He has experience working as a Litigation Attorney for companies such as DL Rothberg & Associates, P.C. and Quinn Emanuel. His main practice areas include General Commercial Litigation and Counseling, including Intellectual Property and Entertainment, Defamation of the First Amendment, Employment, as well as Securities Law. Adam graduated cum laude from The University of Michigan Law School in 1999.
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Brett J.

Brett Joshpe

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Brett Joshpe is a business lawyer whose practice spans both corporate/transactional work, as well as litigation. He has worked on a wide variety of corporate matters, inclu... read more
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Stephanie E.

Stephanie Emanuel

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Competent, Assertive and Aggressive Business Counsel. With over 8 years experience - licensed in New York and New Jersey, you can count on my expertise to diligently repres... read more
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James D.

James Day

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Time kills all deals; clients look to Jim Day to quickly get their deals across the finish line. After a decade of closing a wide range of commercial transactions while pra... read more
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Jeffrey F.

Jeffrey Fucci

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I am an attorney with six (6) years of experience. I am well versed in tort law, insurance defense, environmental law, contract drafting, brief drafting, motion drafting, a... read more
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Nayana K.

Nayana Kulkarni

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Having practiced law for over 15 years, Nayana has experience in various areas of the law such as corporate, real estate, and employment. Her ability comfortably navigate d... read more
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Austin G.

Austin Ginnings

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I am an intellectual property and technology attorney with over ten years of experience in patent applications and prosecution, patent litigation, trademark and copyright i... read more
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Timothy  G.

Timothy Giordano

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Tim received his law degree from Emory University, graduating 1st in his class. Prior professional affiliations include global powerhouse law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate,... read more
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Shelley K.

Shelley Klein

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I began my career as a litigator at Paul Weiss, after clerking in Federal Court in Brooklyn (EDNY) for Judge Frederic Block and graduating law school from University of Pen... read more
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Vincent-Pierre F.

Vincent-Pierre Fullerton

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Vincent-Pierre is an entrepreneur and attorney. As such, he is business-focused, understands the needs of other entrepreneurs and is keen to avoid legal over-complication. ... read more
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Jordan R.

Jordan Rothman

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Jordan Rothman earned his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. After graduating, he worked at a top international law firm, where he honed his legal skills whi... read more
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Patricia A.

Patricia Alcamo

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Patti Alcamo advises hedge and private equity fund managers on the structuring of offerings, compliance with securities regulation and the wide variety of business and lega... read more
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Les D.

Les Dowgier

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Well-versed attorney with a deep understanding and knowledge of the business and legal aspects of the commercial and residential real estate space, corporate governance, st... read more
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Venus Yvette S.

Venus Yvette Springs

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I have practiced 11 years in NY in commercial real estate, banking and finance, securitization, securities, and compliance management. I am fluent in Spanish. I am a former... read more
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Andrew L.

Andrew Lee

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Seasoned business executive/lawyer with extensive transactional, strategic management and dispute resolution background, big firm training and entrepreneurial spirit, who d... read more
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Sebastien G.

Sebastien Gaddini

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Corporate Attorney admitted to practice law in the State of New York, Paris and Luxembourg (under home title). I have been advising Private Equity, Real Estate and multinat... read more
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Leonard C.

Leonard Ciriello

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Experienced Corporate Lawyer • 10 years M&A at Skadden Arps • 4 years at American Express • Co-Founder of online B2B network • General Counsel for leading prepaid debit... read more
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Andrew B.

Andrew Bosin

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Andrew provides legal advice to SaaS, software, technology, cloud and app startups, entrepreneurs, vendors and entrepreneurs in all fifty states from Delaware incorporation... read more
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Rayna M.

Rayna Mckenzie

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Rayna McKenzie is a talented contract lawyer with varied industry experience. Industries & experience -payments & technology -fashion -marketing & technolo... read more
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Hadas W.

Hadas Weisman

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A senior Tech transactions counsel with a focus on software, data, SaaS, and Fintech, representing both vendors and customers. Big law-firm expertise combined with the prag... read more
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Ted Z.

Ted Zink

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Ted graduated from Washingon University in St. Louis School of Law and has bachelor's and master's degrees in business administration with concentrations in marketing and f... read more
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Michael S.

Michael Springer

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Michael graduated from Harvard Law School and also has a bachelor in business administration. He represents both entrepreneurs and investors, focusing on startup and small ... read more
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Param S.

Param Sahni

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Param K. Sahni is a Corporate, Commercial Finance, Capital Markets, and M&A attorney. He represents not-for-profit entities, private equity firms, financial institution... read more
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Michael Z.

Michael Zimmerman

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Michael B. Zimmerman, Esq. is a New York corporate attorney trusted for his advice on risk management, corporate governance, regulatory, and enforcement matters, and as an ... read more
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Stephen U.

Stephen Ukman

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Stephen L. Ukman is a graduate of the University of Kansas and New York University School of Law. He is licensed in New York and AV rated by Martingale-Hubbell. He was in-h... read more
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Daniel  M.

Daniel Marcus

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As a startup founder/entrepreneur several times over, Dan understands the challenges/headaches of attempting to build something from nothing. He built and bootstrapped his ... read more
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Robert D.

Robert Dipaolo

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Accomplished attorney, working at several international firms, with a broad legal background and 24+ years of experience advising domestic and international clients, from s... read more
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John E.

John Errico

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John is a Yale and Cornell Law educated attorney, with extensive experience working with early stage technology startups, investment funds, and small businesses. I've d... read more
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David W.

David Woolston

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David is a seasoned business attorney who has worked with the largest corporate law firms, global technology businesses, and high-growth start-ups. David graduated from the... read more
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George F.

George Fuiaxis

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The Law Office of George K. Fuiaxis has built a reputation with its clients as an unmatched, diligent, hands on law practice that is always on duty to find the best course ... read more
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Aleksey S.

Aleksey Selipanov

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I have twenty years of experience as a corporate/transactions attorney, with a specific expertise in renewable energy transactions, infrastructure finance, secured lending,... read more
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Tara G.

Tara Gampel

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Tara Gampel is a corporate attorney with one year of experience. She is licensed to practice law in New York and holds a J.D. in law, which she obtained from the Suffolk University Law School. Tara primarily focuses on dealing with legal cases that involve trademark and copyright law. She is also experienced in providing legal services to start-up companies and dealing with commercial contracts. Tara has been a corporate counselor at Motiva Networks since September 2017.
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Benish S.

Benish Shah

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10+ years experience advising startups, media companies, influencers, tech companies, and creatives on legal matters across their business. From contract drafting to deal n... read more
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Chandni R.

Chandni Roy

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I have experience in state regulatory matters, including criminal and civil investigations. Extensive experience in banking law, commercial law, complex civil litigation, a... read more
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Walter C.

Walter Cosby

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I am a transactional attorney with over two years of M&A experience representing companies and private equity sponsors in the technology, media and telecommunications s... read more
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Aliya H.

Aliya Haider

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Active listening, thoughtful dialogue, and partnering with integrity are essential to the GC function. Extensive legal and compliance experience across financial services... read more
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Kathryn H.

Kathryn Hurley

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Kathryn Hurley is Legal Counsel at Peloton and recently left Spotify where she was a Product & Tech Counsel. In this role she provides legal support to the R&D and ... read more
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Sarah K.

Sarah Koper

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Sarah has extensive experience drafting & negotiating complex transactions -- commercial, IP, technology, licensing, SaaS, employment, data, privacy (including GDPR) &a... read more
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Ari S.

Ari Schneider

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Daily, I work hand-in-hand with my clients’ Human Resources Departments, advising and updating them on evolving labor and employment laws, as well as the impact and potenti... read more
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Louis R.

Louis Russo

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After being trained at several preeminent Am Law 100 firms, Lou Russo now serves as a trusted legal advisor to domestic and international clients facing complex legal chall... read more
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Louis A.

Louis Adimando

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Corporate & Business Law / Real Estate / Tax Controversy / Tax Planning / Estate Planning & Probate / Estate Adminiistration / Cryptocurrency & Digital Asset La... read more
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Raquel C.

Raquel Clarke

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Raquel is a corporate attorney with a business and finance background and over 15 years of legal experience on a broad range of legal matters. Raquel’s practice includes tr... read more
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Manuel P.

Manuel Pesendorfer

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I'm a corporate and securities attorney based in New York City. I represent early-stage startups and emerging companies operating in traditional as well as disruptive indus... read more
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Kerri U.

Kerri Ussher

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I am a business-minded, New York state licensed attorney with big law and in-house experience. Since 1998, I have counseled decision makers at entities operating across ind... read more
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Scott F.

Scott Forster

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I am a lawyer specializing in personal injury and divorce law. I have assisted in child custody and support issues in family court as well. I have also previously assisted ... read more
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Jan M.

Jan Mahmood Tamoor

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Mr. Tamoor received his J.D. from the City University of New York School of Law. While at CUNY, he participated in the New York State Access to Justice-Volunteer Lawyer for... read more
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Margaret B.

Margaret Butler

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Margaret Isa Butler has been doing deals for two decades, as a partner at an Am Law 100 law firm and as an investment banker. Her focus is on M&A, joint ventures, and a... read more
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Susrut C.

Susrut Carpenter

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Over a decade of experience in a variety of legal disciplines. A former trial attorney and prosecutor, I tried and investigated white collar and violent crime cases. As a d... read more
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Philip J. T.

Philip J. Takacs, Esq.

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I graduated cum laude from a top 25 law school, the University of Florida Levin College of Law, and have been actively engaged in the practice of law ever since. I am an ex... read more
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George D.

George Despotopoulos

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George Despotopoulos focuses on litigation matters, and provide legal services to small business and large corporations. He has been operating as a private attorney since 2015. He worked in the Law Offices of George N. Proios and the New York State Supreme Court previously. George is a member of the American Bar Association. He obtained a Doctor of Law degree at Saint John’s University School of Law in 2014.
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Mordecai G.

Mordecai Goldstein

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Mordecai worked for places like Gilt, GroupMe and OLX, holding the position of General Counsel. He currently works for himself, and also has experience working for New York Law Firms. With over a decade of experience, he is skilled in the matters of General Practice and Commercial transactions - specifically in entertainment, startups and digital media space. He attended the St. Johns University School of Law - graduating with his J.D. He also obtained a BS in Finance from NYU.
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Peter B.

Peter Brooks

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Peter Brooks has a unique law practice that focuses on the legal needs of those creating and distributing digital/traditional media, films, television, video games, book publishing, fashion, and more. He has in-house legal experience that helps him aid clients just like their in-house attorney would. Mr. Brooks can also address your intellectual property needs.
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Benjamin T.

Benjamin Thompson

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Ben handles complex commercial disputes and transactions. His practice areas include intellectual property, entertainment, e-commerce, employment, corporate structuring, bankruptcy, and alternative dispute resolution. Ben was recently an adjunct professor of law teaching Negotiation Strategy at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and coaches the school’s mediation and negotiation competition teams.
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Paul A.

Paul Artemou

1 review
My firm provides tech-enabled in-house legal services to startups and companies in their expansion stage. I love working with entrepreneurs and admire the creativity, grit,... read more
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Craig D.

Craig Delsack

Craig Delsack has been a corporate attorney for over two decades. He is licensed to practice law in New York. Craig has a J.D. in law, which he obtained after graduating from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at the Yeshiva University. Craig specializes in providing legal assistance to start up businesses, with a primary focus on commercial contracts. Craig founded his own legal firm in April 2004, where he has been acting as the principal attorney.
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Joleena L.

Joleena Louis

Joleena Louis is a divorce attorney that focuses on providing specializes services to entrepreneurs. She is also experienced in immigration law, and often assists corporate clients with drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. Joleena is licensed to practice law in New York. She has a Juris Doctorate in law, which she received from the Hofstra University – Maurice A. Deane School of Law. She has been serving as the owner of Joleena Louis Law since 2013.
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Matthew J. M.

Matthew J. Moisan

If you’re an entrepreneur, Matthew Moison wants to be on your team. He views himself as not just a lawyer, but as a member of your company’s team. He specializes in recognizing, mitigating, and managing risk for companies no matter their stage of development. Matthew thrives on solving complex legal problems and using creative solutions to do so.
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Todd K.

Todd Kulkin

Todd Kulkin began his career at one of the largest law firms in the country, practicing in general liability defense and providing corporate and regulatory advice to major companies. Drawing on his experience as a civil defense litigator, he advises mitigating liability clients ranging from midsize businesses and startups to nonprofits. Mr. Kulkin has a JD in financial transactions.
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Sergey M.

Sergey Mekhtiyev

Sergey Mekhtiyev is able to serve his clients in a unique way because he is fluent in Russian, Hebrew, and English. He works in the areas of real estate law, general litigation, and corporate law. His firm, Mekhtiyeve law office, is located in Midtown Manhattan and Brooklyn. Whether your business needs help with operations or a lawsuit, Mr. Mekhtiyev and his team can help.
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Darren M.

Darren Marks

As a versatile and effective litigator, Darren Marks is focused on complex civil litigation in state and federal courts and administrative agencies. He is also a small claims court arbitrator. Darren has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Magazine’s “Rising Star” for the New York City area.
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A Q.

A Q

Alicia has over 10 years of experience providing services regarding civil litigation, criminal litigation, appeals, business entity formation and filing, and contract and business document drafting. She provides clients with efficient services, flexible pricing, and transparent billing. As an animal lover, she began the Animals Companion Animal Project.
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Nadia M.

Nadia Munoz

Nadia’s Munoz’s law firm, Munoz Law PC, has a simple mission: provide affordable legal services to startups. Nadia hopes to empower and teach business owners about how to make informed business decisions and, ultimately, create a successful business. Creating client-attorney relationships is important to her and she will make sure she knows your business inside and out in order to provide the best legal advice possible.
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Jason G.

Jason Gang

Jason is the founder of The Law Office of Jason Gang, a general practice law firm that provides services in the areas of real estate, wills and trusts, collections, tax, and small business formation and services. He is also the Foreclosure Prevention Director for the Queens Volunteer Lawyer’s Project in New York. He is committed to providing quality service at a reasonable cost.
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Allen Y.

Allen Yusufov, Esq.

Allen Yusufov has experience in various business-related legal practice areas, but mainly focuses on business formation and operations, real estate, trademarks, copyright, commercial contracts and securities. He attended the Pace University School of Law and, soon after graduating with a J.D. in law, obtained a license to practice law in New York. Since 2014, Allen has been the managing attorney at his own law firm and a member of the board of directors at the Russian Culture Fund.
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Giulia S.

Giulia Sambugaro

Giulia Sambugaro is a business attorney who enjoys valuable experience as an entrepreneur. She has been licensed to practice law in New York for the past five years. Giulia has a Juris Doctor in law, which she obtained from the New York University School of Law. She primarily specializes in dealing with commercial contracts, including drafting and negotiation. Giulia has been an in-house counselor for Zamperla since August 2011.
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Erica G.

Erica Gilerman

Erica Gilerman is a corporate attorney and is licensed to practice law in New Jersey. She is exceptionally experienced in dealing with legal matters related to startup companies. Erica is also experienced in tax law, as well as drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. She received her J.D. in law from the Pace University School of Law. Erica founded her own law office in March 2017. Prior to this position, Erica was the director of strategic management at the Kings Bay YM-YWHA, Inc.
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Jennifer Hope B.

Jennifer Hope Bernstein

Jennifer Hope Bernstein is a startup attorney that focuses on providing legal assistance to entrepreneurs, startups and small business. She has over 12 years’ experience and is licensed to practice law in New York. Jennifer has a J.D. in law, which she obtained from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University. Jennifer is exceptionally experienced in dealing with legal matters related to trademark and copyright law.
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Siddartha R.

Siddartha Rao

Siddartha Rao is a founding member of the New York City-based Rao Law Group which focuses on corporate law and cases involving complex litigation. Previously, he worked as legal counsel for a software firm. Siddartha received a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law and also holds a B.A. in mathematics from Middlebury College. He is Executive Editor of the Journal of Law & Cyber Warfare.
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Tamar G.

Tamar Gubins

Tamar Gubins has more than seven years of experience as a corporate attorney. She solely focuses on business-related legal matters, with exceptional experience in dealing with clients in the technology industry. Some of Tamar’s recent clients include Celtra, Nomi and ShopKeep. She is licensed to practice law in New York and obtained her legal degree from the UC Berkeley School of Law. Tamar has been an associate at Goodwin Procter since November 2010.
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Rachel A.

Rachel Abramovitz, Esq.

Rachel Abramovitz is a corporate attorney at law who has represented clients in numerous industries. She specializes in providing legal assistance to startup companies, and fundamentally focuses on commercial contracts. Rachel is licensed to practice law in New York. She received her degree in law from the University of San Diego. Rachel founded her own law offices in October 2010, where she provides legal assistance to corporate clients of all sizes.
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Margaret R.

Margaret Rigano

Margaret Rigano is a real estate attorney that has exceptional experience in dealing with commercial contracts. She has more than eight years’ experience. Margaret is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree in law from the St. John’s University School of Law. She recently became an associate attorney at Cullen and Dykman, where she provides services related to commercial lending matters.
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Gilbert B.

Gilbert Bradshaw

Gilbert Bradshaw is a securities attorney with more than eight years of experience. Gilbert has a Juris Doctor degree in law, which he obtained from the Brigham Young University – J. Reuben Clark Law School. He is licensed to practice law in New York. Gilbert specializes in tax law, securities and finances, as well as mergers and acquisitions. He has been a counselor at Wilson & Oskam since June 2013. Prior to this position, he was a VP at Minatura International LLC.
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Paul L.

Paul Lee

Paul Lee is a corporate attorney with over two years of experience. He focuses primarily on working with commercial contracts. Paul has worked with corporate clients of all sizes, including Microsoft, Deutsche Bank and General Electric. He is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and New York. Paul Lee holds a J.D. in law, which he obtained after graduating from Brooklyn Law School. Since May 2016, Paul has been an associate at Lowenstein Sandler.
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Salim K.

Salim Katach

Salim Katach is an attorney at law that has been providing legal services to corporate clients for the past two years. He is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey. Salim has a Juris Doctor degree in law, which he obtained from the Duke University School of Law. He also holds a Master’s of Law degree in Entrepreneurship. Duke is experienced in real estate law, as well as in labor and employment law. He is currently an associate attorney at Varacalli & Hamra, LLP.
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Todd B.

Todd Brecher

Todd Brecher is a commercial contracts attorney with almost two decades of experience. He is licensed to practice law in California and received his law degree from the University of California. Todd often works with startup businesses, and also has experience in cases related to labor and employment law. Todd has been a strategic advisor for Reefill since June 2017. He is also a member of the Investors’ Circle and Neture Inc.
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Beau T.

Beau Taylor

Beau Taylor is a corporate attorney who primarily practices law in New York. He has a Juris Doctorate degree in law, which he obtained after he graduated from the Touro College – Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. Beau focuses primarily on real estate law, but he is also experienced in cases that involves debt and bankruptcy, as well as business formation-related issues. He has been the principal attorney at his own law firm, Beau Taylor Law, PLLC, since January 2017.
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Advantages of a Small Law Practice for Startups

 

When looking to hire business counsel for your New York startup, you may find yourself stuck deciding between a traditional corporate “big law” firm and a leaner small firm or solo practice arrangement.  Every startup is different – yours may have unique legal needs, professional dynamics, budget limitations, time concerns, and relationship expectations.  Generally speaking, however, many startups find that the small firm (or solo practice) arrangement is better suited to their needs.

On the UpCounsel platform, you’ll find hundreds of highly-qualified small firm and solo practice attorneys specialized in business and startup law.

Small law firms have a lot to offer, with several intrinsic advantages making them a solid alternative to “big law” for the budding startup.

 

Lower Legal Fees

Typically, the rates at a small law firm or solo firm are lower than those at a larger firm, thanks in part to lower overhead expenses (higher rent, payroll, and administrative costs, among other things).  Small firms may pass these savings on to their clients – and position themselves more competitively on the legal marketplace – by offering favorable rates.   If you have a specific rate in mind, you can use the UpCounsel platform to search for attorneys whose services align with your budget needs.

 

Highly Responsive

Larger firms are notoriously uncommunicative when responding to informal client inquiries and concerns.  The “big law” administrative hierarchy may further frustrate your efforts to engage with your attorney(s) at the firm.  By comparison, smaller business law firms and solo practices are often much more responsive to client needs as they have fewer clients, are more reliant on their startup clients, and generally have less intensive billable hours requirements.

It is perfectly reasonable to have questions and concerns throughout the legal relationship – if you value a highly responsive professional relationship with your attorney, a small firm lawyer may be the right choice.

 

A Network of Non-firm Attorneys

Once you begin working with an attorney and assess the legal strategy of your startup moving forward, you may begin to realize that your need for legal services is greater than you initially expected.  For example, you may not only need document drafting services (i.e., business contracts and agreements), but you may need an employment attorney to address certain pain points as your startup grows.

A large firm that is initially brought on board to counsel your startup on one aspect of business may be pressured to upsell you on additional legal services they provide, even if those services are not strictly necessary at that phase in your startup’s growth.  Small firms tend to be more specialized.  If there’s a genuine legal issue that needs an immediate response, the firm may refer you to a third-party attorney who is able to handle your issue.

 


 

Finding a Skilled New York Startup Attorney

If you have decided to work with a small business law firm or solo practitioner through the UpCounsel platform, you’ll want to ensure that you select an attorney who is professionally compatible with your team – and is well-suited to serve your particular goals, needs, and limitations.

 

Legal Fees

Startup budgets are typically tight, especially with regard to “accessory services” like legal assistance.  Fortunately, the UpCounsel platform lets you filter and search for attorneys who offer services at fees that suit your particular budget limitations.

As you browse attorney listings, try not to make the mistake of assuming that lower legal fees are an indication of a subpar service offering.  Lawyers offering a comparatively low rate may be doing so for any number of reasons: they may have recently moved into solo practice from “big law,” they may have recently retired from a long and successful business law career and provide part-time services at a discount, they may be positioning themselves aggressively to price out new competitors, or they may simply feel that such a rate is fair for the value given.

 

Reviews and Stats

Reputation is king when it comes to building a new professional relationship.  You’ll want to assess whether a given attorney is skilled and trustworthy, and whether they have built successful attorney-client relationships in the past.  On UpCounsel, clients may leave ratings and reviews for attorneys they work with through the platform.  These reviews are an excellent predictor for what to expect when working with an attorney.

Bear in mind that new attorneys on the platform may not have many reviews yet.  If you’re interested in learning more about their services, read their attorney profile and follow the relevant business links.

UpCounsel attorney profiles also include “repeat client” stats.  An attorney with many repeat clients proves that clients not only had an excellent singular experience, but would like to continue the relationship into the future.  This is particularly important when it comes to hiring legal counsel for a startup, as you may want to “scale up” your professional relationship as your business concerns scale, too.

 

Reach Out and Communicate

Don’t be afraid to reach out to attorneys even if you do not have a specific legal question.  Many small firm lawyers and solo practitioners will be happy to take a little time to discuss their services, their background and experience, and their fees.  By reaching out and having a conversation, you’ll be able to get a sense for how the attorney does business and whether they will be personally and professionally compatible with your team.

 


 

Typical Startup Legal Services

As startups grow, they require a wide variety legal services, from document drafting to compliance to intellectual property strategy.  Some attorneys specialize in one or more categories commonly associated with startup law, while others handle a broader range of concerns.

 

Document Drafting

Most startups will require extensive drafting services for different business concerns, including formation (incorporation, bylaws, operating agreement, and equity documentation), employment (employment agreements, confidentiality agreements, etc.), and contracts with third-party entities (i.e., a sale of goods contract).

In recent years, online services offering standardized, form legal documents have become popular.  These services should be avoided by startups.  Form documentation may not account for certain details that are necessary for actual enforcement of an agreement.  To ensure that your agreement is customized to meet your particular needs, have an attorney draft your agreements.  Your attorney will also be able to advise you on any legal issues as they arise.

 

Assessing Risk of Litigation

A skilled attorney can help structure your business to minimize the risk of future litigation, and – in the event that litigation is unavoidable – to minimize liability exposure.  Litigation can be protracted, difficult, tense, and expensive, so it is best avoided.

 

Regulatory Compliance

Depending on your industry, the regulatory environment may be somewhat complicated.  In some industries (i.e., agriculture, food production, energy, etc.), regulatory agencies at both the state and national level make frequent and significant amendments to existing law, affecting many thousands of businesses every year.

Working with a regulatory attorney familiar with your industry is a great way to ensure that you are in compliance with current regulation, as well as to secure your startup against potential regulatory risks down the road.  A skilled attorney will be able to interpret current regulation and advise your team on the steps to take to comply, and will also keep you apprised of legal developments in the industry, giving our team time to prepare for changes coming down the regulatory pipeline.

 

Intellectual Property Law

For many startups, intellectual property (copyright, trademark, and patents) is fundamental to the value of the business.  It is therefore crucial that you secure ownership of your intellectual property and guard against infringement.

An intellectual property lawyer will register your trademarks, copyright, and patents, when necessary.  They may also handle infringement litigation.  Always speak with an attorney before hiring them to learn more about the extent of their services.

If you’re searching for a New York startup lawyer who can counsel you on intellectual property matters, make sure that you find a qualified intellectual property lawyer.  Though a business lawyer may have some experience with intellectual property, they may not be qualified to advise you from a strategic perspective.

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